Haute Plates - November 2017

Post-Thanksgiving Reckoning

Last year I decided I’d cook for my family for Thanksgiving, and that I wouldn’t fall prey to my tendency to overdo everything involving food. This year, I swore, I’d do it right. In years past, I’d bitten off more…

Openings and Closings

I first met Chef Bob Iacovone when he was second in command at Cuvee, the now-closed restaurant at 322 Magazine St. in the CBD opened by my high-school classmate and friend Richard “Bingo” Starr. Iacovone eventually took the executive chef position…

Cool Weather Cooking

We don’t get a lot of cool weather in New Orleans, let alone truly cold temperatures, so when the nights start to fall into the 50s, I begin to think about hearty stews, soups and the sort of food that…